For vFabric Postgres for Data Director, you always deploy a virtual appliance (OVA) on vSphere 5.x.

The host where you deploy the OVA, or the virtual machine where you install the RPM files (standalone only), has the following minimum requirements.

RAM

512 MB

CPUs or vCPUs

1

Disk Space

12 GB

In most cases, you interact with vFabric Postgres for Data Director from the Data Director UI.

As part of vFabric Postgres, you can download custom JDBC, ODBC, and LIBPQ drivers and client tools. Different sets of drivers and tools are available for the standalone vFabric Postgres Standard Edition and the vFabric Postgres Standard Edition for Data Director.

Database clients for Windows, Linux, and MAC OS X, both 32 bit and 64 bit, are included.

Many community PostgreSQL clients, such as Npgsql, and psycopg2 are supported in both 32-bit and 64-bit configurations.